Boris Johnson is spotted in Greece with wife Carrie on his SECOND holiday in two weeks

Boris Johnson is spotted in Greece with wife Carrie on his SECOND holiday in two weeks – while back home Britons face misery over cost-of-living crisis

  • Boris Johnson was spotted in the Greek coastal town of Nea Makri, on his second holiday in two weeks
  • The outgoing Prime Minister was seen with his wife Carrie in a Greek supermarket, buying their groceries
  • The couple loaded two baskets with food and drink before using packing their bags at the checkout
  • The couple recently returned from their belated honeymoon at an eco alpine report in Slovenia
  • Mr Johnson has been accused of  leading a ‘zombie government’ in his final weeks as Prime Minister 

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The Prime Minister has been spotted with his wife in Greece on his second holiday in two weeks, while Britons face misery over cost-of-living crisis back in the UK. 

Boris Johnson‘s critics have said he is leading a ‘zombie government’, with Labour calling his final weeks ‘one big party’, as he was filmed in Greece.

The outgoing premier was seen shopping for groceries with his wife, Carrie, following their recent trip to Slovenia for their belated honeymoon.

The couple were seen adding a bottle of wine to their two shopping baskets in Nea Makri, a coastal town close to Athens, according to Greek website In.

The video then shows the Prime Minister packing his shopping into a bag at the tills, before it is loaded into a black SUV. 

Mr Johnson’s father Stanley has a villa a few hours away in Horto.

The Prime Minister has been spotted with his wife in Greece on his second holiday in two weeks, while Britons face misery over cost-of-living crisis back in the UK

The Prime Minister has been spotted with his wife in Greece on his second holiday in two weeks, while Britons face misery over cost-of-living crisis back in the UK

The outgoing premier was seen shopping for groceries with his wife, Carrie, as they filled baskets with food

The outgoing premier was seen shopping for groceries with his wife, Carrie, as they filled baskets with food

The couple were seen in Nea Makri, a coastal town close to Athens, according to Greek website In

The couple were seen in Nea Makri, a coastal town close to Athens, according to Greek website In

‘On the evidence of the last few months it seems to make little difference if the prime minister is in the office or on holiday,’ a spokesperson for Labour told The Independent.

‘It’s all just one big party for Boris Johnson while the country struggles with the Tory cost of living crisis.’

On Thursday, Mr Johnson said that he could offer new types of support for energy bills as the country struggles with a cost-of-living crisis.

He made a surprise appearance at a crunch meeting with energy bosses in Number 10 — just days after Downing Street said he would not intervene in the cost-of-living crisis.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson hosted a meeting on the Garden Terrace with Scott Mitchell, widow of the late Barbara Windsor, on August 10

Prime Minister Boris Johnson hosted a meeting on the Garden Terrace with Scott Mitchell, widow of the late Barbara Windsor, on August 10

Boris Johnson last week joined Chancellor Nadhim Zahawi and Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng as he made a surprise appearance at a crunch meeting with energy bosses

Boris Johnson last week joined Chancellor Nadhim Zahawi and Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng as he made a surprise appearance at a crunch meeting with energy bosses

Mr Johnson's presence at the meeting was not expected, with Mr Zahawi and Mr Kwarteng previously thought to be the ministers who would lead the talks

Mr Johnson’s presence at the meeting was not expected, with Mr Zahawi and Mr Kwarteng previously thought to be the ministers who would lead the talks

The outgoing Prime Minister joined Chancellor Nadhim Zahawi and Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng as they grilled gas and electricity company executives over soaring prices.

Already stuggling families were last week stung by new forecasts that showed energy bills for typical households are set to soar to more than £4,200 next year.

Mr Johnson’s presence at the meeting with 15 energy firms was not expected, with Mr Zahawi and Mr Kwarteng previously thought to be the ministers who would lead the talks.

As the Bank of England predicted the UK’s worst recession since the 1990s this month, the Prime Minister was on his belated honeymoon in the alpine report of Vila Planinka in the Jezersko region of Slovenia.

The resort, situated in a valley around half an hour from Slovenia’s capital Ljubljana, promises a soothing ‘balance of energies’ and where guests dine on bear prosciutto. 

He told local media: ‘We’ve had an absolutely wonderful time. We’ve climbed every available mountain, we’ve jumped in the lakes, we’ve been on bicycles and we’ve had a wonderful time.’ 

Mr Johnson has recently come under pressure from business leaders to end a ‘summer of drift’ over the cost-of-living crisis, as he waits for his successor to be elected.  

Labour has branded Mr Johnson ‘disgraceful’ for refusing to intervene as energy bills are estimated to be surging to ever higher levels.

With Mr Johnson now holding a caretaker role after announcing his resignation, Downing Street has insisted any decisions on further support for Britons should be left to the new prime minister.

Number 10 last week said that Mr Johnson would not be making ‘major fiscal interventions’ over rocketing household bills.

Mr Johnson repeated this message to energy bosses on Thursday, telling them that ‘significant fiscal decisions’ would be made by his successor.

This has prompted fury, with the PM being warned that waiting for either Liz Truss or Rishi Sunak to succeed him will be ‘too late’ to avoid families from panicking about how they will afford to heat their homes this winter.

As he sees out his days in office, Mr Johnson has steered away from addressing major issues.

As he sees out his time in office, Mr Johnson also enjoyed a joy ride in a Typhoon jet

As he sees out his time in office, Mr Johnson also enjoyed a joy ride in a Typhoon jet

On Tuesday night, Mr Johnson was photographed using a skipping rope (above) and having a mock sword fight during a reception in the Downing Street garden

On Tuesday night, Mr Johnson was photographed using a skipping rope (above) and having a mock sword fight during a reception in the Downing Street garden

He has instead been seen enjoying himself with a ride in a Typhoon fighter jet, playing with military kit while meeting Ukrainian troops in Yorkshire, and also fitting in a visit with the special forces.

Last week, Mr Johnson was photographed using a skipping rope and having a mock sword fight during a reception in the Downing Street garden.

The PM’s honeymoon to Slovenia followed his wedding bash last month at the Cotswolds estate of billionaire Tory donor Lord Bamford.

The Johnsons were married last year, but could not hold a full-scale event due to Covid restrictions.

After his surprise appearance at Thursday’s meeting with energy bosses, Mr Johnson offered little hope of imminent extra support for families.

He said: ‘Countries around the world are feeling the impact of Putin’s damaging war in Ukraine.

‘We know that this will be a difficult winter for people across the UK, which is why we are doing everything we can to support them and must continue to do so.

‘Following our meeting today, we will keep urging the electricity sector to continue working on ways we can ease the cost of living pressures and to invest further and faster in British energy security.

‘We are continuing to roll out Government support over the coming months, including the second £324 instalment of the cost of living payment for vulnerable households, extra help for pensioners and those with disabilities, and the £400 energy bills discount for all households.’ 

No 10 declined to comment on the Prime Minister’s holiday in Greece. 

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